Bilingual Recruitment Specialist
CBC/Radio-Canada - Vancouver, BC

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We are currently looking for a Bilingual Recruitment Specialist for our Vancouver location.

What it’s like working at CBC/Radio-Canada

Whether on-air or behind the scenes, here you join a team that thrives on making the connections and telling the stories that are important to Canadians. So, if you’ve got the ability to keep up with the pace of our ever-changing industry, the passion to make the next great idea even better and the drive to make things happen, this is the place for you.

Be a part of an exciting opportunity to build and contribute to a centralized recruitment structure within CBC/Radio-Canada. Working with the members of the Ottawa and Toronto Human Resources teams, you will be responsible for full cycle recruitment for various positions with a focus on digital/ online roles. You will build relationships with clients to provide strategic sourcing strategies and execute their hiring needs.

You will develop and implement recruiting strategies that factor in desired skill sets, corporate needs and values, as well as the various collective agreements. You will propose new business processes and develop tools to improve existing ones. You will be involved in all stages of the recruiting cycle, including proposing posting on appropriate external sites, seeking ideal candidates through various search engines, evaluating resumes, selecting and recommending short-listed candidates, conducting interviews by phone and in person, organizing and holding selection boards, presenting candidates with job offers, and checking references.

Your relationship-building skills will help you establish contacts with various organizations, associations, and postsecondary institutions to identify potential recruits and help the various departments achieve their diversity hiring targets.

You possess:

Bachelor's degree in human resources or industrial relations, or the equivalent
Minimum five (5) years' corporate recruiting experience for unionized and non-unionized positions
Demonstrated familiarity with a variety of recruiting methods (conventional sites, specialty sites, educational institutions, social media, videoconferencing, job fairs, etc.) to reach and attract the maximum number of candidates
Demonstrated ability to use a variety of recruiting methods to reach and attract diversity candidates
Ability to communicate well with all levels of staff and management to build effective business relationships
Resourceful self-starter with excellent judgment and analytical skills
Professionalism and strong interpersonal skills
Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality at all times
Influential leadership abilities to persuade and negotiate hiring conditions with candidates
Independent, adaptable, and organized to be able to handle and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously, while working to tight deadlines
Ability to work well on a team in a rapidly changing work environment
Ability to maintain the various candidate databases, follow up with candidates, and sustain ongoing business relationships
An established contact network (asset)
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Proficiency with an applicant tracking system (essential), Taleo is an asset
Fluently bilingual (English/French), spoken and written

Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.

CBC/Radio-Canada is committed to reflecting our country’s diversity.

In becoming the leader in expressing Canadian culture and enriching democratic life, we need to be as diverse in every way as the country we serve, both within our workforce and on air. As an employer, we value equal opportunity and nurture an inclusive workplace where our individual differences are not only recognized and valued, but also extend to and pervade all the services we provide as Canada's public broadcaster.

For more information, visit the Talent and Diversity section of our corporate website.

If this sounds interesting, please apply online! We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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CBC/Radio-Canada is uniquely Canadian. As the national public broadcaster, we are the only media organization with a mandate to connect all...